James Wiley Sneed

Male14 May 1880–21 March 1944

Brief Life History of James Wiley

When James Wiley Sneed was born on 14 May 1880, in Kentucky, United States, his father, James Madison Sneed, was 31 and his mother, Loucinda Bohannon, was 30. He married Myrtie Bell Collins on 20 August 1905, in Adair, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Adair, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Cane Valley, Green, Kentucky, United States in 1940. He died on 21 March 1944, in Green, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Adair, Kentucky, United States.

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James Wiley Sneed
Myrtie Bell Collins
Marriage: 20 August 1905
Nora Ethel Sneed
Robert Lee Sneed
James Woodson Sneed
Lue Anna "Annie" Sneed
Lizzie Sneed
John Edwin Sneed
James Bell Sneed
John E Sneed

Sources (22)

  • Wiley Sneed, "United States Census, 1930"
  • J W Sneed, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • James Wiley Sneed, "Kentucky Death Records, 1911-1963"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 August 1905Adair, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (8)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 1

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1892 · The Radio is invented

    Age 12

    Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 18

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    English: habitational name from Sneyd in Burslem, The Sneyd near Bloxwich (both Staffordshire), or Snead Farm and Snead Common in Rock (Worcestershire), all derived from Middle English snede ‘detached piece of land or woodland’ (Old English snǣd).

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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